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Dictionary entry overview: What does face-saving mean?
• FACE-SAVING (adjective)
The adjective FACE-SAVING has 1 sense:
1. maintaining dignity or prestige
Familiarity information: FACE-SAVING used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Maintaining dignity or prestige
a face-saving compromise
helpful (providing assistance or serving a useful function)
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